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SC tells Centre and states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

SC tells Centre and states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

The Gujarat government told the top court that it doesn't support cow vigilante groups, referring to the flogging of Dalit youth in Una town previous year. While the counsel for Gujarat said there was only one such instance in the state of cow vigilantism and action had been taken against the culprits, the Jharkhand government in an affidavit admitted that a few incidents had taken place and called them "stray incidents".


Moment vehicle is tossed by tornado caught on camera

Moment vehicle is tossed by tornado caught on camera

According to New York Upstate, the service tweeted: "Radar indicated tornado south of Orchard Park moving east toward West Falls". After surveying the damage, the agency declared the twister an EF2, with a maximum wind speed of 105 miles per hour.


Ex-CIA head says Trump remarks on Russian Federation interference 'disgraceful'

Ex-CIA head says Trump remarks on Russian Federation interference 'disgraceful'

The Post reports that he has told aides he was especially disturbed after learning Mueller would be able to access several years of his tax returns. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores says Sessions stands by his previous assertion that he never had conversations with Russian officials about any type of interference with the election.


2 dead in Greece quake

2 dead in Greece quake

Turkey's nationwide commercial television news channel NTV reported that up to 70 people in Bodrum sought medical assistance in local hospitals after the natural disaster. Georges Kyritsis, the mayor of Kos, said that several people were injured due to the quake. Kos regional government official Giorgos Halkidios said the injured included people who were underneath a building that collapsed.


Philippines' Duterte says he'll never visit 'lousy' America

Philippines' Duterte says he'll never visit 'lousy' America

Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern said Duterte should never have been invited and threatened to lead protests should the Philippine leader decide to visit. Philippine leader Duterte told reporters, referring to McGovern. Meanwhile, four European Union lawmakers visiting the Philippines spoke of their concern over the "recent deterioration" of human rights in the country.


Philippines To Extend Martial Law In South To Year End

Philippines To Extend Martial Law In South To Year End

The Constitution allows the head of the State to enforce martial law for 60 days, which allows him "to use the armed forces to prevent or put an end to illegal violence, invasion or rebellion". Duterte declared martial law on May 23 soon after the predominantly Muslim city of Marawi on Mindanao island was laid siege to mainly by members of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf terror groups, with the ostensible aim of establishing an Islamic State caliphate there.